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It’s All Happening In Malaysia This October.

September 30, 2015 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email

MyFest 2015 has now entered the final quarter, but there are still plenty of exciting in store for visitors to Malaysia this October. http://www.travelcounsellors.com.au/au/leisure

Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Petrol heads rejoice. This is a very special year for the Malaysian MotoGP, marking the 25th anniversary of the race. To celebrate its silver jubilee, this year’s high-octane event will feature a number of special attractions as part of the annual Mega Moto Carnival, including a MotoGP Wall of Fame, exclusive 25th anniversary merchandise and some fantastic social media contests. Designed to thrill fans, the race week line-up also includes an action packed mix of perennial favourites alongside exciting new events, including a MotoGP anniversary party, stunt shows, a riders’ Mini GP race, public Pit Lane walks, riders’ autograph sessions, safety car rides, grid walks and much more.

23 – 25 October 2015


Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2015

Throughout October food lovers are also in for a treat in every sense of the word, with the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival back for its twelfth successive year. The Festival showcases the very best cuisine from right around Malaysia, and provides visitors with an unparalleled rolled opportunity to savour many of the delicious and diverse tastes that make Malaysian food so memorable. Gourmet restaurants and top chefs right around the country will whip up a variety of special dishes and local delicacies guaranteed to tempt even the fussiest eaters. Hotels will also feature cultural shows and handicraft from various Malaysian states. For anyone who loves to eat, this is an event not to be missed!

1 – 31 October 2016


BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon

If you are feeling fit, join thousands of runners and walkers at this year’s BSN Putrajaya Night Marathon 5km Run along the beautiful streets of Putrajaya. Participants are encouraged to wear something illuminated (think glow-in-the-dark shoe laces, etc) as they complete the 5km course along the main Putrajaya boulevard. Putrajaya itself will glow in a myriad of colours for this event, transforming Malaysia’s administrative capital into a night-time paradise. So dust off your running shoes, find anything that shines, blinks or glows, and get ready for a night of shimmery fun!

24 October 2015


CIMB Classic – PGA Tour

All the action and excitement of this year’s CIMB Classic will unfold across the picturesque fairways of the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. The tournament, the only official PGA TOUR FedEx Cup event in Southeast Asia, features a limited 78-player field with a prize purse of USD7 million, making it one of the richest professional golf tournaments in the region. Hosted in Malaysia, the CIMB Classic combines the best of golf and hospitality in one captivating event and is sure to thrill golf fans.

29 October – 1 November 2015


Putrajaya International Islamic Arts & Culture Festival

For culture lovers, the Putrajaya International Islamic Arts and Culture Festival taking place in Malaysia’s administrative capital offers a unique insight into the country’s Islamic heritage. This year’s program features two art exhibitions –Wonders of Islamic World and the Al Aqsa Exhibition: Forms of The Doa, as well as Islamic art collections sourced from as far afield as the Middle East and Central Asia, and explores the development of Islamic civilisation in shaping human knowledge in all fields, spanning across various disciplines of philosophy, economics, finance, the arts and the sciences.

29 October – 1 November 2015


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